- Lawmaker: Feds to review Maryland health exchange Updated: Mar-10-14 6:08 pm
- E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors? Updated: Mar-10-14 9:58 am
- Advocates push oxygen test for Kansas newborns Updated: Mar-09-14 1:32 pm
- E-cigarettes ignite debate over regulation, sales Updated: Mar-08-14 4:13 am
- Drug firms settle with Montana for $5.9M Updated: Mar-06-14 7:08 pm
- Senate passes Medicaid legislative approval bill Updated: Mar-06-14 6:53 pm
- Daugaard still hopes for partial Medicaid waiver Updated: Mar-06-14 4:51 pm
- Corbett shifts on Medicaid proposal's work search Updated: Mar-06-14 4:20 pm
- Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use Updated: Mar-05-14 7:52 pm
- FDA doesn't approve Lilly-Boehringer diabetes drug Updated: Mar-05-14 2:11 pm
- Relaxed rules on morning-after pill raise concerns Updated: Mar-05-14 10:31 am
- New food labels would highlight calories and sugar Updated: Feb-27-14 12:12 pm
- Republicans blast FDA monitoring of whistleblowers Updated: Feb-26-14 5:27 pm
- Senators look for e-cigarette marketing limits Updated: Feb-26-14 4:19 pm
- FDA weighs unknowns of 3-person embryo technique Updated: Feb-25-14 4:53 pm
- AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges Updated: Feb-25-14 4:47 pm
- Boise health care act call center lays off 1,600 Updated: Feb-25-14 2:34 pm
- Group wants heart attack warning on testosterone Updated: Feb-25-14 12:06 am
- FDA weighs risks of 3-person embryo fertilization Updated: Feb-24-14 10:46 am
- FDA to boost India staff overseeing drug imports Updated: Feb-21-14 4:26 pm
- Hawaii health exchange targets young adults Updated: Feb-21-14 3:43 pm
- FDA tells company to stop sale of tobacco products Updated: Feb-21-14 2:11 pm
- FDA looks to reboot nonprescription drug system Updated: Feb-21-14 12:40 pm
- NJ asks US for flexibility on health grant Updated: Feb-20-14 6:44 pm
- NY officials: Agreement for $8B Medicaid waiver Updated: Feb-13-14 8:41 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to review Maryland's troubled health care exchange, a congressman said Monday.
NEW YORK - On the edge of the SoHo neighborhood downtown, The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help - but no booze.
OLATHE, Kansas - The Kansas chapter of the American Heart Association claims state health officials aren't acting quickly enough to require a screening test that could save newborn babies' lives.
LANSING, Michigan - Banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that. They say it doesn't go far enough.
HELENA, Montana - Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said Thursday.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Senate on Thursday voted to require Gov. Bill Haslam to secure legislative approval for any potential deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee despite the Republican governor's repeated assurances that he would first seek their OK for any arrangement.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday he still hopes federal officials will eventually decide to let the state expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services to fewer poor people than envisioned in the federal health overhaul.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Corbett appeared ready Thursday to drop one of the most controversial conditions of his proposal to accept billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars and extend taxpayer-subsidized insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor in Pennsylvania.
PHOENIX - Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs.
NEW YORK - Drugmakers Eli Lilly and Boehringer-Ingelheim said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration didn't approve their diabetes treatment empagliflozin because of concerns about a facility where the drug will be made.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - The Food and Drug Administration has decided that generic versions of the morning-after contraceptive Plan B can now be sold over the counter to girls of any age, but at least one Bloomington pharmacist says he will not sell Plan B, or a generic version of Plan B, to girls as young as 11 or 12.
WASHINGTON - Those "Nutrition Facts" labels on nearly every food package in grocery stores are getting a new look.
WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers blasted the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for secretly monitoring the emails of agency scientists who went public with allegations that they were pressured to approve certain medical devices.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Several U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits regulation by the Food and Drug Administration.
WASHINGTON - Genetic experts cautioned the federal government Tuesday that it could take decades to confirm the safety of an experimental fertilization technique that would create babies from the DNA of three people, with the aim of preventing children from inheriting some debilitating diseases.
WASHINGTON - As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for the government worried that state computer systems could become a back door for hackers.
BOISE, Idaho - A Boise call center that helps people sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is laying off 1,600 people - nearly its entire workforce - as the federal exchange open-enrollment period ends.
WASHINGTON - A consumer advocacy group is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to add a bold warning label to popular testosterone drugs for men in light of growing evidence that the hormone treatments can increase the risk of heart attack.
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Friday that her agency will add more inspectors in India to better monitor drugs from the country's burgeoning pharmaceutical industry, even as her agency also seeks closer cooperation from Indian regulators.
HONOLULU - Hawaii's online health insurance exchange hopes to boost enrollment by targeting younger adults.
RICHMOND, Virginia - For the first time, federal regulators on Friday ordered four tobacco products pulled from U.S. shelves that the company says it hasn't sold in years.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is looking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's officials are pressing the federal government for permission to use an expiring $7.6 million health overhaul grant as the state sees fit.
ALBANY, New York - New York reached an agreement Thursday with federal officials for a waiver that would allow the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings that officials say will be used to support hospitals and improve health care.